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Airtel to invest USD 615 mln in DRC

Thursday 31 May 2012 | 12:06 CET | News
Airtel said it has invested USD 1 billion in the Democratic Republic of Congo and plans further investments of USD 615 million over the next three years in the country. Airtel DRC MD Antoine Pamboro said while 60 percent of the Congolese population is covered, there is still a lot more potential. He said Airtel has also expressed willingness to take up a 25 percent participation of the company to be set up to manage the fibre network in the country. Newly appointed ICT Minister Kin-Kiey Mulumba, who visited the firm, said the government will soon issue 3G licences and start work on the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel
Countries: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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